[Job, CLOSING] Wellcome Trust, Science Portfolio Developer, ??40-45k, closes 3 Sep 2010

This closes today, but am capturing the job description nonetheless.

Previous Wellcome Trust jobs include:

Science Portfolio Advisor, ??30-35k, closed 20 Nov 2009

Grants Adviser, ??28k, closed 24 Feb 2010

Science Portfolio Advisor, ??30k, closed 31 Mar 2010

Project Editor (maternity cover), closed 26 April 2010

Broadcast Manager (maternity cover), closed 30 April 2010

Head of Discovery & Engagement, ??50-60k, closed 10 May 2010

Head of Discovery & Enggmt, (library vacancy) ??50-60k, closed 10 May 2010

Events Manager, ??40-45k, closed 16 August 2010


Wellcome Trust
Science Portfolio Developer

Job Title: Science Portfolio Developer
Location: London
Closing Date: 03/09/2010
Salary: ??40-45,000

Job Details
The Wellcome Trust is a global charity dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health.

We support the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities. To help achieve our mission, we are currently seeking to appoint a Senior Portfolio Developer to work in our Science Funding division.

Reporting to the Head of Molecular and Physiological Sciences, this exciting role involves providing strategic scientific leadership of activities related to the molecular and physiological sciences portfolio of the Trust. The successful applicant will be expected to work collaboratively across the organisation to develop and implement scientific strategy and policies aligned to the Trust’s Challenge and Focus areas.

The role also involves developing, enhancing and managing defined aspects of the Trust’s funding portfolio as well as building strong and effective relationships with the scientific community.

Candidates will have a PhD in the molecular, cellular, or physiology field with post doctoral experience and have a working knowledge of the UK research funding environment. Experience working within a funding organisation would be desirable.

In addition you will be able to demonstrate: – evidence of strong leadership, influencing and management skills – the ability to work effectively within a team/matrix structure – the ability to see the ‘big picture’ and to identify scientific potential and opportunities – a proven track record in being able to develop, deliver and implement strategy – evidence of communicating effectively and confidently with individuals and groups.

Salary will be in the region of ??40-45 000 per annum depending on experience plus benefits.

Application deadline: Friday 3 September 2010 Interviews will be held on the week beginning the 13 September 2010.

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